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Boats

  • Trout Talk

    Is it time to ramp up?

    Yes, our rivers are crowded. Here’s one idea for helping create more space on the water. I don’t know many anglers who would argue against public access. I sure won’t. As more families and individuals discover the magic of fishing—often for reasons far more important than the act of pulling on fish —it stands to…

  • Boats Trout Talk

    Used or new?

    What’s the right decision in buying boat equipment?

    What’s the right decision in buying boat equipment? Getting into rafting or a hard-sided drift boat can be downright expensive. When starting to do research on what you’ll need, it all can add up rather quickly. Trust me. I’ve spent the better part of seven years building up our raft and there are still things…

  • Boats

    Caption this photo; win some gear

    By Tim Romano This week we're going to launch an occasional Caption Contest series here on The Thalweg. The idea is pretty darn simple.  I'll post an image — most likely something goofy or with a little humor in it — and you all write your best captions for said image. You can write as…

  • Boats

    The ultimate list for permit seekers

    Are you a procrastinator? I'll admit when it comes to permits, I tend to wait until the week before the deadline to start filling out my permit applications for the summer season. Thankfully, our friends over at Down River Equipment have you covered. They've compiled a comprehensive list of western rivers with links to not…

  • Boats

    It’s Winter: Time To Refinish Your Wooden Oars

    We just got a couple feet of snow, and while my mind is very much thinking of summer, I really do tend to enjoy some mid-winter boat-centric housekeeping at this time of year. Personally, I am a wooden oar guy (more on that choice later), and as such, I occasionally have to do some work not…

  • Boats

    The Thalweg: Already Dreaming of Summer

    Twelve images that instantly bring me back to boats, rivers, and of course fishing. I hope you agree.

    Or at the very least Spring… Here on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains it seems as if Winter has not yet arrived. We’ve had precious little moisture and my last float was incredibly just a few weeks ago.  The dory is now finally wrapped for the Winter, and the rafts are put away…